Monday, July 24, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - DANCER

This week at Take a Word the challenge theme is DANCER.  I painted the little dancer. The background and flowers are from Creativewings Designs.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - FOOTWEAR

This week at the Muses the theme is FOOTWEAR.  I have chosen sneakers.  The image is from a family album.  It was extracted from a wedding photo of my uncle (by marriage) and aunt. He has appeared in quite a few of my pictures and in many different guises.  The background is from Itkupilli.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Digital Whisper Challenge - Man's Best Friend

I found this wonderful image of Charlie Chaplin in Google Images.  I coloured the photo a little and added old-fashioned hand-cranked movie camera and film from a long retired website, Kubivet.

Sunday Postcard Art - RAINBOW

This week at SPA the theme is RAINBOWS.  I painted the background and overpainted an image from Graphics Fairy.  The umbrella and "puddle" are from Lilypad.

Take a Word Challenge - SEA CREATURES

This week at Take a Word the theme is SEA CREATURES.  The mermaid is my own design.  I painted the face, Googled the turquoise shells to make her hat and cut her costume from the Googled Tail.  Background from Lorie Davison at Scrapbookgraphics/

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - THINGS WITH WINGS

Angel, background and crown painted by me using ArtRage digital painting software.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Sunday Postcard Art - Nostalgia

The photograph (coloured from original sepia) is of my mother at age 16. She had me when in her forties and died when I was 15 so this is a special photo to me.

Digital Whisper Challenge - JOHN LENNON

Googled drawing made into a Photoshop brush with some water colour splotches added.  The background text collage is by Joanne Brisebois.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - HEARTS

HEARTS is the theme this week at Take a Word.  I had some fun with altered art and cutting and pasting.  Images from an old collection (altered and overpainted).  Paper hearts from Fiddlette.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - CLOUDS

This week at the Muses the theme is CLOUDS.  The three little girls are from a collection by Hidden Vintage Studios sadly no longer selling.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Digital Whisper Challenge - MUSHROOM

This week at Digital Whisper the challenge theme is MUSHROOM.  (Mushroom from a Lorie Davison collection - image from e-vint.com no longer selling)

Sunday Postcard Art - HEXAGON

This week at Sunday Postcard the theme is HEXAGON.  Thanks to Mandy for a creative challenge and a wonderful sample picture.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - SUMMER FLOWERS

This week at Take a Word the theme is SUMMER FLOWERS.  The image is from a Modigliani painting.  The background (altered) and the basket of flowers are from collections by Itkupilli.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - MUSIC

This week at the Muses the theme is MUSIC.  Image (altered and coloured) from e-vint.com no longer selling.  Background manuscript scanned and altered.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - BUTTONS AND BOWS

This week at Take a Word the theme is BUTTONS AND BOWS.  Elements from Creativewings Designs.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - MAIL ART

This week at the Muses the Challenge theme is MAIL ART.  Image from e-vint.com no longer selling.  Other elements "found" here and there and mainly on Google Images.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - BEAUTY

This week at TAW the theme is BEAUTY.  The image is from Wikimedia Commons, everything else from Itkupilli collactions.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Three Muses Challenge - A Touch of Red

This week the challenge theme is A TOUCH OF RED.  I scanned the dictionary page and googled Frida and the black and white rose.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Take a Word Challenge - CLOCKS

This week at Take a Word the challenge theme is CLOCKS.  The image in the foreground is from e-vint.com (no longer selling) coloured and altered.  In the right backhand corner is a ghostly picture of my parents on their wedding day.  Other memories Googled.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Digital Whisper Challenge - Gypsy

This week at Digital Whisper the challenge theme is GYPSY.  Image from e-vint.com (no longer selling) - altered and overpainted.  Background and old frame from Lorie Davison at Scrapbookgraphics.